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stronghold in somalia is stormed by government troops. kenyan and somalia soldiers launch an attack on kismayo. >> looks like the beginning of the end for the control of urban somalia. >> also in the program, the disgraced chinese politician bo xilai is exceled from the communist party and will face prosecution. with growth at a standstill, political reputations are on the line. the french government sets out its plans for its toughest budget in 30 years. midday here in london, 7:00 in new york, and 2:00 in the afternoon in the somalia city of kismayo. that's where kenyan and somalia government troops have launched an assault. kenyan soldiers and somalia government troops advanced on kismayo from the north, south and from the sea. an army spokesperson said that government forces are expected to take the city within hours. militant fighters are reported to have been seen north of the city. reports now from nairobi. >> the kenya military say they launched in the early hours of friday morning, fighting alongside smally government soldiers, they made advances biland and sea. his man had
the coast of somalia before being overpowered by a european naval patrol. >> as the trial nears its 100th day, we look at how the german legal system is dealing with its first pirate case in a very long time. dan hamburg pose a criminal court has seen its share of villains -- >> hamburg's criminal court has seen its share of the lens, but this is the first time in 130 years that alleged pirates are appearing -- its share of villains. but that is not the only thing that makes the trial in room 337 unique. in its from somalia are having to face germany's legal system -- defendants from somalia. the phases must be pixilated to protect their identities. each has been appointed two public defendants. the youngest defended his 17 years old, and he was completely overwhelmed at the start of the proceedings. terrified he would be executed. >> i had to explain to him that the german constitution prohibits the death penalty and that because of measures in place to protect juvenile, he was unlikely to receive a long sentence. i had to explain to him that under the rule of law, he certainly does not
really when we talk of the failures of somalia, of rwanda, of boss bosnia, and try to explain in the book the difficulties we have, the unwillingness of governments. we made mistakes. we could have done things differently. but in the investigations that i have done on rwanda and also bosnia and rwanda in particular said there was a reason for failure was lack of will to act and change. and i think when we look at these, we have to consider context. i'm taking a tough time to answer your question. i think it's important that the in somalia, where the president bush's father sent in thousands of soldiers to feed hungry somalis, it was an incredible noble initiative. he it it at the time of the elections. and the soldiers went in and did whatever they could. of course, the somalis were fight and resisting and sometimes you had food in warehouses, but you couldn't get to the people. they came in and broke up that lock jam so that we can feed the people. and then they -- the operation [inaudible] and u.s. troops. but the troops which lead somalia were not just the u.s. troops, almost every wes
really when we talk of the failures of somalia, of rwanda, of bosnia, and i try to state in the book the difficulties we have, we made mistakes in the secretary of. we could have done things differently, but in the investigations that i have done on rwanda and also lost me at and were wanted in particular the overwhelming reason for failure is lack of will to act and to intervene i'm taking time to answer questions because i believe in somalia when president bush's father went in, thousands of soldiers -- hungry somalis. he did it at the time of the elections. the soldiers went in and did whatever they could and of course the somalis were resisting and sometimes you have food and warehouses but you couldn't get it to the people so they came and broke the logjam so we could feed people. and then they had thrown in the operation, the blackhawk showdown and we withdrew the troops but the true's which left somalia were not just the u.s. troops. almost every western government went through their troops so the best armed troops in somalia in the end collapse and we had to close it down. th
, really, when we talk of the failures of somalia, of rue are wanda, boss knea, and i try to explain in the book the difficulties we have, the unwillingness of governments -- we made mistakes in this secretariat. we could have done things differently, but in the investigations i have done, and also the report on bosnia, and are a want day d.a. says the overwomenning reason for failure was the look of will to act, and i think when we look at these, since we have to consider context, i'm taking a bit of time answer you question because i think it's important. in somalia, where president bush's father sent in thousands of soldiers to feed hungry somalis, it was an incredible noble initiative. he did it at the time of the elections. he was leaving office but the took the decision, and these soldiers went in and did whatever they could, but of course the somalis were fighting and resisting and sometimes you had food in warehouses, but you can't get it to the people. so they came in and broke up that log jam so we can feed the people. and then later on in the operation, the blackhawk was s
to be careful not to use it as an alibi. really, when we talk of the failures of somalia, rwanda, bosnia, and i tried to explain the unwillingness of government and troops -- we made mistakes. we could have done things differently. in the investigations that i had gone to do on rwanda and rwanda in particular said that the only reason for failure was lack of will to act a day when we look at this, since we also have to consider context and taking enough time to answer your question because i think it's important -- and somalia where president bush's father sent in thousands of soldiers to feed hungry samoans, it was an incredible and noble initiative. he did it at the time of the elections and he was leaving office, but he took that decision and the soldiers went in and did whatever they could. of course, this mollies were fighting in unresisting, and sometimes you have food in warehouses, but you couldn't get it to the people. so they came in and broke up that locked down so that we could feed the people. and then they threw in the operation, black hawk was shut down and the u.s. relinquished
withdrew their troops. so the best armed troops left somalia. in the end the operation collapsed. this was end of '93. beginning of that before we had to run. governments go through these and become risk averse. nobody was willing teth send additional troops and. >> host: you right in the book that everyone that they had been watching it somalia. >> guest: that's correct. it back a lot of the fighters in rwanda tolar peacekeeping information those that we watch cnn . they killed ten dozen soldiers in the belgian. ahead they give instructions to the soldiers to protect only themselves. the commander was left with several water bed to do his work with a whole nation of flame and the systematic genocide to a gun . some governments claim they did not know what was happening. i ask what they do when they found that it was happening? they said ten planes to evacuate their nationals and allowed the war to continue. in the end we blame the u.n. we only to find a better way. of course somalia, rwanda, bosnia, experiences. that was one of the reasons why i felt as international community w
there is new hope. and a new president for somalia. but today we begin on a day we all promise never to forget. from pennsylvania to the pentagon to ground zero, the country marks the 11th anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks. at world trade center, a site in new york, family members read the names of 2,753 people who died there. four times today, that reading stopped. [ bell tolling ] >> the sound of the bell followed by the sound of i silence marks the moment the two planes hit the towers and the moment each tower fell. at the pentagon, president obama took part in a wreath laying ceremony. he said the wounds from 9/11 are still painful but the legacy of the unity and strength. >> as painful as this day is and always will be, it leaves us with a lesson, that no single event can ever destroy who we are. no act of terrorism can ever change what we stand for. instead, we recommit ourselves to the values that we believe in, holding firmly without wavering to the hope that we confess. that's the commitment that we reaffirm today. and that's why, when the history books are written,
in regions like somalia and afghanistan. >> civil war and famine are forcing some of the farmers to flee their country. as often happens when conflict breaks out, children suffer most. in countries like somalia, they make up almost half the population. >> children are never made part of political discussions. their voice is never heard, but children are usually the worst affected, and they are completely affect -- completely ignored in these conflicts. >> children suffer the most in so-called failed states -- countries where central authorities have little or no power, as in afghanistan. regional warlords, the taliban, and a government propped up by foreign troops have been fighting for years. failed states receive about 30% of the world's development aid, but much of it does not get to where it is needed. >> they represent many of the countries that are really lagging behind in terms of development. so we need to focus more effort politically and financially on these countries. >> 20 or 30 countries around the world are considered failed states. they include afghanistan, somalia, south
. >>> lawmakers in somalia have elected an academic as their new president. hassan sheikh mohamud will lead the first official government since the country plunged into civil war 21 years ago. members of parliament chose mohamud in a runoff vote in outgoing president sheikh ahmed. mohamud is a university professor and political newcomer. he launched his own party last year. he was not initially considered a strong candidate. mohamud will be challenged to end fighting with militants who control much of central and southern somalia. and he'll have to deal with separatist aspirations in the northern region of somaliland. >>> the new u.n. arab league envoy to syria says his top priority is stopping the blood shed. lakhdar brahimi is expected to visit damascus in a few days to meet with president bashar al assad. brahimi met egyptian president mohamed morsi and arab lgue secretary general in cairo. brahimi says 5,000 people died in august alone. >> translator: the dangerous situation in syria will lead the whole region to collapse into turmoil. >> brahimi says he's ready to present a new peace p
this shadowy high-seas conflict, traveling from somalia, to miami, to virginia, gaining special access, including to the company's whose men were involved in this shoot-out. >> so as you watch this, you believe your guys did the right thing at every step? >> absolutely. >> ceo of trident security said what you can't see is that as soon as his men fired warning shots, the pirates opened fire. >> if somebody was to look at that and make a blind statement of this is indiscriminate killing, they don't know what's going on. >> reporter: he argues that his men, who train here, in the waters off virginia beach, are up against a determined sophisticated enemy. how bad is it out there? >> it's really bad because the seamen are scared to death. >> how sophisticated are the pirates? >> very sophisticated and they're getting better. >> somali pirates have carried out 170 successful hijackings and taking hostages. he has a full mock-up of a ship that he uses for training. he shows me the shockingly thin ladders that the pirates use to board. >> they're nimble enough to climb on something like this.
the somalization of libya. we talked about somalia. libya could become that. that creates instability in the whole area. other countries worried about that as well. >> you and i have been talking about this quite a bit and you said all those guys with the trucks, armed, the militia groups and who knows what's going to happen in that power vacuum. so we are actually seeing what could possibly happen. >> it hasn't gone away. >> all right, thank you. >>> it's a new rise of anti-american sentiment that's stronger in some countries than others. so far the violence protesting an online film has not spread to afghanistan. that's where we want to go live here. anna, first of all, president karzai did a couple of things to try to quell the possibility of violence there. he cut off access to youtube. everybody noticed that. and then also denounced the film that is considered very offensive to muslims. has that worked? >> reporter: i think the general afghany population are not yet aware of this video, which is quite interesting, considering we are seeing this unrest unfold throughout libya, egypt and now ye
to discuss the political and security situations in somalia, the democratic republic of congo and south sudan and sudan. with regard to somalia, kenya joined the african union mission in somalia. and through the combined efforts of our mission and the federal government forces, we have witnessed the progressive reverberation of large areas of somalia from the occupation. this development enabled the transitional government to focus on the implementation of the road map with a view to forming a united government, uncut, on the pillars of good governance and the rule of law. we are encouraged by recent developments in somalia. and in particular, the innovation of the new president, prime minister and the parliament and adoption of a new constitution. there are millions of sew mallians -- somalians forced to live outside of somalia. forcing the evac weigh of large sections of south central somalia from al sha bod, we look forward to working with the united nations agencies on the -- and the international communities in facilitating the return of somalia refugees to these areas. this will enable
people were killed and 20 wounded in somalia after a pair of suicide bombers struck a cafe in mogadishu. the spot was frequented by reporters and three journalists including the news director for somali national television were among the dead. in syria, at least 54 people were reportedly killed, dozens more wounded when government airstrikes triggered an explosion at a gas station in the northern part of the country. by some accounts, nearly two of the people were killed across syria thursday amidst an escalating crisis between forces loyal to syrian president bashar al-assad and rebels opposed to his regime. meanwhile at the united nations to carry council, the united states and other western countries condemned iran for supplying weapons to the syrian government. this is the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >> iran's arms exports to the murderous al-assad regime in syria are a particular concern. as a panel of experts has concluded, syria it is now the "central party" to iranian arms transfers. states in the region must therefore worked together and redouble their ef
. so it's not a chore. >>> battles raging today in control of somalia. there hasn't been a working government there for decades. right now soldiers from the african union are fighting against a militant group that has ties to al qaeda. now, troops like these from ken are a, they are in southern somalia right now fighting militants. today they say this battle has turned. want to bring in michael holmes to talk about this. al shabaab is the name. linked to al qaeda. is this something that is linked to the osama bin laden al qaeda, or is it a little bit further out? what is this group? >> it's linked to the al qaeda and the islamic -- the aqim al qaeda. they share the same ideaologies. they said they were merging with al qaeda. it's an ultra conservative islamic group that was really born out of the chaos of the black hawk down era, as you'll recall, where there was no government and, you know, clanz were running everything, and that's where they came from, and, yes, they want shaara law allied with al qaeda. now, this town that -- it's a city really. very important place. it's in the
stories making news around the world. >> somalia's new president has escaped an assassination attempt in the country's capital, mogadishu. two bombs went off outside a hotel or who is holding a press conference with the kenyan foreign minister. neither were hurt. as lost militia said it carried out the attacks. >> in syria, heavy fighting between rebels and government soldiers continues. troops shelled opposition neighborhoods. in one province, at least 18 government soldiers were killed when a rebel militias that needed a car bomb. >> thousands of protesters are blocking the anglo-american platinum's mine shaft in south africa. armed with machetes and clubs, they're threatening to kill strikebreakers. government officials fear the protests could spiral into a nationwide revolt. another mining company made headlines in august as police shot and killed 44 miners. >> some soccer now and the german national team has edged out of shia -- had to out -- edged out austria. >> of the game was highly anticipated. both teams were missing key players. >> it was a battle between neighbors. austri
. then there is on msnbc. you realize that there is a whole world out there in somalia, sudan, south africa, china, and we never hear about it. it just does not exist. if they start saying what is happening in china is important, what happens in singapore, it means something to us. we have got to think about it. most americans have no idea what you are thinking about or talking about, and most politicians take great risks to talk about it. there is a civic responsibility that once upon a time they took on this nature because they take on the conglomerate and corporate world. they are in it to make profits, and because of discussions about difficult and complex things in the greater world, they do not bring listeners and watchers to the television set, so they simply do not do it, and because of that, they have reneged on the fundamental responsibility on what it means to be a journalist and a reporter and a broadcaster. tavis: so what is it then about the citizenry that so craves, you know, what is it that brings on those chance of "usa, usa"? what is all about that? >> i understand it. we all live, first
the vote as a milestone for somalia. at least 38 people including seven police officers have been killed in ethnic clashes in the canyon coastal region. the kenyan government has now imposed a curfew in the county and they have sent in extra security forces. it is a murder case grabbing international headlines. today, police in france reveal a single semi-automatic weapon was killed -- was used to kill a french family suggesting a single gunman was responsible for the death of the family. they search their home in surrey, but no dangerous material was found. >> for its third day, searches have continued at the house and the investigation here in surrey is still led by french authorities. there has been a dramatic turn of events. the media was moved back 100- meters around the house. then was the arrival of the bomb disposal team. sorry police said the team had been brought in because of concerns about items found up to outbuildings in the garden. as a precaution, a small number people inside, including this builder working on a neighboring property, were forced to leave. >> they told the
. in 2009, a plan to free eight german container ship from pirates off the coast of somalia was abandoned over concerns that it could and in a bloodbath. >> as hard as government authorities and police agencies try, it's getting harder and harder to stay ahead of cyber criminals. >> a report by the german ministry and that, found more than half internet users were victims of on-line crime and last year. >> hackers need just used to commit a crime at internet users are the ones who suffer. cyber crime is a growing problem, especially for online transactions. german federal police say for lobsters are gaining access to customer data by fishing scans -- >> the damage was around 70 million euros. >> small and medium-size enterprises are becoming the victims of cyber crime. many choose to keep the tax secret, fearing addition -- additional tax or damage to their image. more and more hackers are targeting smaller funds. consumers tend to underestimate the security risks. >> in effect, smart phones are highly capable computers, so they need the same security infrastructure as a pc, laptop, or no
a heavy blow, and we will continue to fight this in yemen, in somalia, in north africa, wherever they go, to make sure they have noplace to hide. >> reporter: leon panetta says al-qaida has been decimated. osama bin laden was killed in a raid by navy seals, and monday the terror group confirmed its second in command was killed by a drone strike in june. >> they're probably not capable of a mass strike in the u.s. but it doesn't mean they aren't capable of lower threshold lower casualty attacks that are frankly more difficult for us to prevent. >> reporter: as for continuing health threats the government announced some 50 types of cancers will be added to the list of illnesses covered by the fund set up to help 9/11 survivors and first responders. >>> d.c. council member mary shea toured fair houses in our area and thanked first responders. >>> impossible not to mark this day without talking about the weather because that day is etched in our minds, and i think everybody can remember how it felt that day walking outside, knowing that history had changed and feeling that crisp september br
the beginning of the end for al-shabaab's control of urban somalia. the question is, what happens then? the challenge will be to reassure residents as well as juggle the interest of local militias and for the kenyan troops who look ready to take control of kismayo, that may prove to be harder than the capture of the city itself. >> we will come back very shortly but now brazil will cemented its place on the sporting stage when it hosts the world cup in 2014 and the olympics two years later. rio is already the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and one of its main attractions are in speeches. this resident knows them too well. .e has built a career he as been speaking to the bbc about it. ♪ >> it is like the place where surfing was born in brazil. i grew up here. i saw people surfing and i got the hook immediately. >> he became a professional surfer in the 1980's and later a journalist writing about the sport. sitting on the sand, something clicked. >> watching all around and i saw the people were very conservative. they were wearing conservative clothes. i thought that we w
to fighttthem in yemen, in somalia, in north africa where ever they go to make sure they have no place to hide." former cia director... michael hayden... told lawmakers... al qaeda... still wants... a... mass attack... in... america .../// but... added....that smaller attacks... on... unexpected targets... are... much more... likely. meantime... both president obama and mitt romney ...came together .../ and... decided to... suspend all their negative campaigning today.../ out... of... respect ...for the victims... of the attacks...//. the... candidates... stayed true to their prooises.../ and... kept the mudslinging ...to a minimum,.../ but... don't expect... any more... free passes tomorrow. as... the naaion... continues to mourn ... 11.../,the presidential candidates took a break from campaagning today. today.but two maryland delegates, chose to hold fundraisers.according to delegates jon cardin and eric bromwell spent the day raising &pmoney.cardin told one news today's fundraiser was inappropriate,,since political action is patriotic.
trip or a climbing trip or something. >> a young journalist i knew in somalia named dan elden who died in somalia was killed, wrote in his journal, his journal entry is called the journey is the destination. i think that's a lot of what you're saying. >> absolutely. i can say it was an adventure. he really enjoyed that. he was a wonderful person to travel with and wonderful skier. his french ski instructor, we never let him down. he's kind of, you know, it's -- it's just funny. great stories of some pretty high fullutent people that were his clients. it was very nice getting to know him. it breaks my heart that i wasn't able to -- i thought for sure he was going to be right there and we were going to be -- not a cynical laugh but going, oh, my gosh, we're alive, dude. >> glen, i'm sorry for what you have been through and your friends that are missing an our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families right now and i appreciate you talking to us, glen. >> appreciate you guys caring. this is not an ordinary event. we're not adrenaline junkies. this is catastrophic. this thing -
, how can you watch the killing in bosn and the ethnic problems or the starvation in somalia and not want to use america's might or military and try to end this? >> both are complicated situations. i vowed something, because i learned something from veet naj. i am not going to commit u.s. forces until i know what the mission is, until the military tell me that it can be completed, until i know hocan come out. we are helping american airplanes are helping today on humanitarian relief for sayer yaif owe. it is america relief in the lead for somalia. when you put somebody else's son or daughter in the war, i think you have got to be a little bit careful and you have to be sure that there is a military plan that can do this. you have ancient ethnic rivalries that have cropped up as yugoslavia has dissolved or getting dissolved, and it isn't going to be solved by sending in the 82 understand airborne. inl's not going to as america's commander and i am going to use the morale persuasion of the united states to get satisfaction in rms of prison camps, and we're making some progress
on yemen and africa. >> look at yemen and somalia and syria right now. one of the reasons the u.s. government is reluctant to get involved in syria because of the fear it's the next training ground for jihadists who are opposed to the syrian government but don't like us either. if you want to see what's going on right now, the future of al qaeda is not really in afghanistan or pakistan anymore. it's in places like somalia, yemen and syria. >> this whole taliban spokesperson saying that they would want to kidnap or kill prince harry. does that come as a surprise to anyone? >> no. the taliban make ridiculous propaganda claims. they regularly claim they shoot down u.s. helicopters when nothing has happened. >> what does it say about them that they have a press person releasing things? >> they're very aware of western media. they're aware by making a statement like this, it will be published foam in a british tabloid. it will get headline news and that's what they're looking to do is get headlines. it's very, very cynical. >> thank you very much, evan. i appreciate you always. >>> r
scheduled to be released in the summer of 2012. his problem is he's not a u.s. citizen, and somalia is still not really a functioning government. part of his sentence was to be deported to signal ya, but it's -- somalia, but it's unclear whether that can happen. ferris went back and forth with the fbi, and he essentially truck -- struck a deal, and the deal was he would plead guilty to two of these material support charges in exchange for his continued cooperation. and he, he agreed to this. there's a full transcript of his plea hearing where he agrees to all this. it's only later that ferris got cold feet after his case became public, and suddenly he had nothing -- he one worth anything to the government -- he wasn't worth anything to the government anymore. at that point there was a long court battle with ferris where he tried to withdraw his plea, and then he tried to have his conviction thrown out. ultimately, he lost on pretty much every level. ferris is also serving a 20-year prison sentence, he's in the federal super max in colorado, and only of his cell mates are people like robert h
very concerned about mali, nigeria, somalia, other places where there are real security threats. we need to continue to invest in relationships that will allow us to have a strong and vibrant participation in this region and to allow our diplomats and their other representatives of the united states to be safe and secure in carrying out their mission. >> as part of doing that, as part of making sure that, certainly the embassy staff and ambassadors themselves are safe in these very unstable parts of the world, do we need to know what happened? so, would you agree with senator lindsey graham that there needs to be an investigation by congress? >> well, i think it's important for us to come to a full understanding of what happened. whether that requires a congressional investigation or what i know is already a search and internal review investigation under way by the administration, i'll leave to the folks on the relevant committee and subcommittee. i do think it is important for those of us who are responsible for authorizing and appropriating funds for diplomatic security and for th
of somalia was killed by officers after he reached for what you're to be a handgun turned out to be a palette gun. 11 victims including the police in east claimed that he molested them. one of the accusers claim that he attacked during the trial. the police denied molesting the man and his younger brother. >>> widow of the women in the southern cal for demand and receive life-saving organs are harvested from a chp officer who was killed line of duty here in northern california last week. he was shot and killed during a traffic stop in the alamo. and one organ recipient had waited a decade for a new kidney. the other kidney and pancreas went to a twin under a mother and 53 of fodder for receipt his heart. and tomorrow for the officer will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 and the beast and life right here on cbs as a tough talk,. >>> christopher listen up to a mechanic was shot to death at the scene by another chp officer. >>> if you this is clearly one- half knots of clear skies pursue overcast conditions right now. a fan belt some clouds about 200 5,000 ft.. into the 50s from santa rosa dece
. >> a young journalist in somalia was killed and wrote in his journal wrote the journey is the destination. i think that is a lot of what you are say. >> absolutely. it is an adventure and he really enjoyed that. he was a wonderful person to travel with and a wonderful skier. he was a french ski instructor. he had great stories of pretty high foluting people. it was very nice getting to know him. and it breaks my heart i thought for sure he was going to be right there. i'm not a cynical laugh, but going oh my gosh we're alive dude. >> glen, i'm sorry for what you have been through and i'm sorry for your friends who are missing and our thoughts and prayers are with them i appreciate you talking to us. >> i appreciate you caring. this is not an ordinary event. this is catastrophic. this thing. 30 year himalayan veterans going i can't believe what i'm looking at. this is a disaster is what it is. this isn't an avalanche. >> glen, thank you ven stay strong. >> thank you guys, god bless, he did me today. >> he did. um, rockable story. coming up. video going viral. students being pepper strprayed.
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